Downloading or disseminating copyrighted materials outside the provisions of “fair use”, or without the permission of the copyright holder, is prohibited. (Acceptable Use Policy, PPM 10-2)
Use of open source or freeware must be in conjunction with an understanding of the license agreement.
Departments and colleges should maintain records of all software purchases. It is necessary to comply with or verify compliance with federal or state law, including but not limited to software licensing agreements. Users must retain proof of ownership for purchased departmental software, for audit purposes.